Author Archives: Chris Wright

Launching our Lockdown Support Series

Looking after our community Last Friday we launched a new three-part email series designed to support our growing online community during these uniquely challenging times. With all of our in-person workshops and bookings postponed due to the current physical-distancing measures in place in the UK, we were keen to consider how we could best continue […]

safeTALK: What is it, and how does it create suicide-safer communities?

safeTALK resources on a table

About a year ago, I undertook additional training & development to be able to facilitate the half-day safeTALK (Suicide Alertness For Everyone) training; a part of the Living Works suite of suicide prevention workshops which sits alongside ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training). Combined within an organisation or a community, safeTALK and ASIST make for […]

An NLP Practitioner is Born

Investing in Developing New Skills This time last week, on a dark and dewy Sunday morning, I entered the training room – this time as a delegate, excited to complete the final in-class stage of my Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) Practitioner certification with Unleash Your Potential Ltd – NLP Training. After completing a lengthy home-study period […]

3 Self-Care Suggestions to Bounce Back After The Office Party

We believe in balance. So if you’re heading out this weekend, follow up with some self care.   This weekend is the time when most office Christmas parties will be happening across the UK. A time to celebrate the achievements of the year, build relationships and take your foot off the gas! While it’s great […]

Suicide: A Community Issue That Doesn’t Discriminate

Suicide: A Community Issue That Doesn’t Discriminate   Recently I concluded another ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) workshop attended by workers of various organisations supporting ‘at risk‘ groups. As a part of the workshops, participants are asked to indicate if they believe suicide intervention skills could have use outside of their working contexts. I am […]